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Cherry Truffle Abduction | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.91/5
Very Good
411 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
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Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
You might be wondering if you have ever in your life been abducted by space aliens. Statistics show (source unknown) that 99% of Americans have been abducted by aliens in their lifetime and 1% of Americans are space invaders. Reasons for this aggression, statistics say (source unknown) is due to their intense desire for the smooth, velvet brewed with cherries known as Pipeworks Cherry Truffle Abduction on planet Earth (known to aliens as planet 121302498u2239048 quadrant 102938102938102938 (alien source (statistics say 99% of sources are inaccurate (source unknown(source unknown, source unknown))).

Added by MasterSki on 09-14-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,228
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
411
pDev:
9.46%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
96
Trade:
15
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 411 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of Gambyt20
3.14/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Zoomslowik
3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L- Solid. Black with a slightly reddish hue around the edges. Head doesn't linger.

S- Milk chocolate with some cherry and booze.

T- Not quite there. Definitely cherry, but it's a little medicine-y. Some chocolate. Not a lot of depth of flavors.

F- Smooth, but thin. Medium-low carb.

O- Pretty average.

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Photo of Norvelljeff
4.51/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of mschrei
4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Looks like a good stout, smells nice for a flavored stout. Strong cherry scents, mild chocolate notes. Tart cherry booze on the front end, mild roasty stout and chocolate behind it. Pretty good Abduction series beer.

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Photo of Jkolls
3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of THoffner
3.34/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JNForsyth
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jasonrm72
3.62/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AuntBea
3.58/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of my_knew_craft
3.63/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter glass from a 22oz bottle.

Appearance: Thin black bodied motor oil color with a descent head, tan..maybe one finger's length. Drops to nada after one sip. No lacing but the brew still look promising.

Smell: Coffee scent with a touch of sugar note, comes off light.

Taste: Sweet tart feel, lightly tangy but heavy molasses mixed with a cup of coffee. Has an obvious vanilla extract feel which might rub off on you in a good way or a bad way depending how you are feeling about the brew. The brew's only bitterness are an straight lighter dark chocolate and coffee bean.

Mouth: Medium carbonation with average stickiness to the brew, slightly thin bodied.

Overall: I lust for Imperial Stouts, easily my number two beer next to IIPAs and this was is uniquely good but has room for improvement. A slight tweaking couldn't hurt but be patient the first tasting don't let it overwhelm you...the fruits make you think of a chocolate covered strawberry. Little funky at first but to each their own, Salud!

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Photo of PatrickG
3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of socon67
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdfb79
4.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

From 06/07/16 notes. 14 oz. glass on tap at Gingerman in NYC.

Chocolate covered cherries, milk chocolate, roasted malts, cream, vanilla, chocolate syrup, bitter chocolate. Thick full body and low carbonation.

Overall really good; I liked it a lot.

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Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of calcnerd
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cath
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JoeMans
4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ptmoore82
3.11/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Cough syrup and bitter chocolate. This is gross.

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Photo of OleDixie
3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stompilator
4.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cyrushire
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikexw
3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cherry Truffle Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 411 ratings
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